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Spiders strum on leaves for love 
  Sat, 23 May 2015 02:07:53 GMT 
    Purring spiders use leaves as microphones and speakers to transmit their purring courtship song to a female, scientists find.


Ocean's 'tiniest organisms' revealed 
  Thu, 21 May 2015 23:59:26 GMT 
    Thousands of species of the ocean's tiniest organisms are revealed in a series of studies.


Depression makes heart failure worse 
  Sat, 23 May 2015 06:31:32 GMT 
    People with heart failure must be screened for signs of depression and offered counselling, scientists say.


Quarter of skin cells 'on road to cancer' 
  Thu, 21 May 2015 23:51:16 GMT 
    More than a quarter of a middle-aged person's skin may have already made the first steps towards cancer, a study suggests.


Hull City 0-0 Manchester United 
  Sun, 24 May 2015 16:59:35 GMT 
    Hull City are relegated from the Premier League as they fail to beat Manchester United and Newcastle win their final game.


Stokes & Cook shine for England 
  Sun, 24 May 2015 18:10:54 GMT 
    Ben Stokes hits the fastest Test century at Lord's and Alastair Cook 153 not out as England rally against New Zealand.


Saving coffee from extinction 
  Sat, 23 May 2015 23:17:17 GMT 
    Two billion cups of coffee are drunk around the world every day but scientists says the most popular species, Arabica, is under threat - they are now working to save it from extinction.


Robert Mugabe and the Crocodile 
  Sat, 23 May 2015 23:21:31 GMT 
    President Robert Mugabe is 91, and the country's politicians are preparing for the post-Mugabe era. One, nicknamed the Crocodile, is looking in a strong position.


Gary Barlow sings at final wedding 
  Sat, 23 May 2015 14:44:56 GMT 
    A bride who booked a Gary Barlow lookalike for her wedding gets a shock as the real Take That star turns up to sing.


VIDEO: Millie gets pick of bespoke doghouses 
  Sat, 23 May 2015 09:40:04 GMT 
    Interior design students at a Leicester university create a series of doghouses as part of a 'Barkitechture' project.


Ethiopians in first post-Meles vote 
  Sun, 24 May 2015 17:48:01 GMT 
    Ethiopians vote in the first elections since the 2012 death of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, with predictions his successor will retain power.


Activists make rare Koreas crossing 
  Sun, 24 May 2015 06:53:04 GMT 
    A group of 30 female activists cross the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea to promote peace but are criticised over their initiative.


Cameron urged to make case for EU 
  Sun, 24 May 2015 05:27:25 GMT 
    One of Europe's most senior politicians warns David Cameron to make a positive case for Europe if he wants successful negotiations with other leaders.


Crowds greet Romero beatification 
  Sat, 23 May 2015 22:10:25 GMT 
    Huge crowds in El Salvador attend the beatification of Oscar Romero - the Roman Catholic archbishop murdered during the 1980-92 civil war.


'Israel row' sinks UN nuclear talks 
  Sat, 23 May 2015 08:24:33 GMT 
    A UN conference aimed at preventing the proliferation of nuclear weapons ends in failure after a row over a nuclear-free Middle East proposal.
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